Either extensive experience or a formal qualification in security operations or security and risk management is needed to work as a Security Consultant. VET (Vocational Education and Training) and university are both common study pathways for Security Consultants.
Registration with the relevant state or territory board may be needed to work as a Security Consultant.
Checks, licences and tickets
You may need:
- national police check
- security clearance
Thinking about study or training?
Before starting a course, check it will provide you with the skills and qualifications you need.
- Search and compare thousands of higher education courses, and their entry requirements from different institutions across Australia at Course Seeker website.
- Compare undergraduate and postgraduate student experiences and outcomes on the QILT website.
- Compare Vocational Education and Training (VET) courses, providers and student outcomes on the My Skills website.
- You might be interested in Property Services and Public Sector VET training pathways on the AAPathways website.
Or check out related courses on Job Outlook.
Useful links and resources